Available temporary positon

SEN Teacher in the PYP (82.5% position)


KIS is a well-established IB World School for children in 1st -10th grade. The school was started to support Kongsberg’s international, high-tech industry and is a natural part of our local community. We are seeking a part-time primary teacher for our PYP team. Would you like to work with a team of enthusiastic and creative people from all over the world?

Desired qualifications:

  • A 4-year BA in Primary / Elementary education

  • A valid teaching certification from your home country (NOKUT approval preferred)

  • Training and experience as a PYP teacher is an advantage, but is not required.

  • Excellent English skills, verbal and written


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Ability to work across grade levels and with single-subject teachers as a member of a dynamic, collaborative team

  • Ability to work collaboratively with support staff and school leadership team

  • Knowledge and experience of strategies and procedures for creating and managing a differentiated classroom

  • Ability to create a positive learning environment for children with a variety of learning challenges

  • Ability to create good, professional relationships with students and parents from a variety of national backgrounds

  • Ability to communicate clearly and creatively in a variety of formats

  • Comfort with ICT

  • Interest in developing innovative curricular experiences for their students


We can offer:

  • A one-year teaching position as part of a small, experienced and collaborative team with great potential for influence in an inspiring, international environment

  • An informal and stimulating work setting with a high professional standard

  • A good support system from the team and the school leadership.

  • Possibilities for further education and professional development workshops, both in Norway and abroad.


For start August 2022. For further information, please contact Head of Primary, Sofie Jørstad, by email as below.


How to Apply
If this opportunity interests you and you believe that you can join in our school’s continued development, please apply by e-mail to: sofie.joerstad@kischool.org, enclosing a full CV and cover letter addressing the areas outlined in the person specification above. Closing date for applications:  13 June 2022. The school reserves the right to contact suitable candidates before the closing date.

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Kongsberg International School is committed to safeguarding and safer recruitment. An offer of employment to a successful candidate will therefore be made subject to submission of police criminal record certificates relevant to working with children and young people.


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